FiftyThree, the company behind iPad (s AAPL) journaling app Paper, and upscale notebook maker Moleskine are partnering to let Paper users order print versions of their journals straight from the app.
Paper, which Apple chose as its best iPad app of the year for 2012, lets users create multimedia journals with digital watercolors, drawings and paintings. The app itself is free, but users buy additional tools to sketch, color and so on. Paper is often one of the App Store’s top-grossing apps, and FiftyThree raised a $15 million funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz in July.
The Moleskine partnership, called “Book,” lets users order a 15-page, full-color print book from Paper’s app. The pages are arranged accordion-style and match the iPad screen’s 4:3 ratio. Users can create a custom cover or select Moleskine’s traditional black cover.
A few caveats: At $40 a pop, it’s not cheap. (International orders…
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